1st Edition

The Economics of Libido
Psychic Bisexuality, the Superego, and the Centrality of the Oedipus Complex

ISBN 9781782201779
Published March 5, 2015 by Routledge
200 Pages

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Book Description

This book outlines three shibboleths of psychoanalysis: psychic bisexuality, the Oedipus complex, and social ontology. It affirms the centrality of the Oedipus complex and illustrates the characterological functioning of the pre-phallic superego.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Psychic bisexuality -- “An array of ideal values”: ego psychology and the destiny of the Oedipus complex -- “We cannot fall out of this world”: psychoanalysis and social ontology -- Conclusion -- On Wittgenstein’s private language argument

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